DONIPHAN, Mo.- A Southeastern Missouri woman was arrested yesterday in Ripley County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol Calista A. Cate, 30, of Doniphan, was arrested for statutory sodomy in the 2nd-degree.

The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Division of Drug and Crime Control and the Ripley County Sheriff’s office. Cates was arrested in Doniphan and processed at the Doniphan Police Department. The Ripley County Prosecutor’s Office formally charged Cates with three counts of statutory sodomy in the second degree. Bond was set at $50,000 dollars.